HTML | DOM Input Datetime Object

The Input Datetime Object in HTML DOM is used to represent an HTML input element with type= “datetime”. The input element with type= “datetime” can be accessed by using getElementById() method.
Syntax:

  • It is used to access input Datetime object.
    document.getElementById("id");
  • It is used to create input element.
    document.createElement("input");

Input Datetime Object Properties:

Property Description
type This property is used to return which type of form element the Datetime field is.
value This property is used to set or return the value of the value attribute of a Datetime field.
autocomplete This property is used to set or return the value of the autocomplete attribute of a Datetime field.
autofocus This property is used to set or return the Datetime field get focus automatically when the page loads.
defaultValue This property is used to set or return the default value of a Datetime field.
disabled This property is used to set or return whether a Datetime field is disabled or not.
form This property is used to return reference to the form that contains the Datetime field.
list This property is used to return a reference to the datalist that contains the Datetime field.
max This property is used to set or return the value of the max attribute of a Datetime field.
min This property is used to set or return the value of the min attribute of a Datetime field.
name This property is used to set or return the value of the name attribute of a Datetime field.
placeholder This property is used to set or return the value of the placeholder attribute of a Datetime field.
readOnly This property is used to set or return whether the Datetime field is read-only or not.
required This property is used to set or return whether the Datetime field must be filled out before submitting a form.
step This property is used to set or return the value of the step attribute of a Datetime field.

Input Datetime Object Methods:

Method Description
stepDown() This method is used to decrement the value of the input Datetime by a specified number.
stepUp() This method is used to increment the value of the input Datetime by a specified number.

Example-1: Return date time using “document.getElementById(“id”);”.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
  
    <body style="text-align:center;">
  
        <h1 style="color:green;">   
            GeeksForGeeks   
        </h1>
  
        <h2>DOM Input Datetime Object</h2>
  
        <input type="datetime" 
               id="myDatetime"
               value="2018-02-07 10:15 AM ">
  
        <p>Click the button to get the date and time of the datetime field.</p>
  
        <button onclick="myFunction()">
          Click Here!
      </button>
  
        <p id="demo"></p>
  
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                 
                // Get datetime value.
                var x =
                    document.getElementById(
                      "myDatetime").value;
                
                document.getElementById(
                  "demo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script>
  
    </body>
  
</html>

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After click on the button:

Example-2: Create “datetime” element

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1 style="color:green;">   
            GeeksForGeeks   
        </h1>
  
    <h2>DOM Input Datetime Object</h2>
  
    <p>
      Click the button to create a Datetime field.
  </p>
  
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
      Click Here!
  </button>
  
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
            
            // Create datetime element and 
            // set attributes.
            var x = document.createElement("INPUT");
            
            x.setAttribute("type", "datetime");
            x.setAttribute("value", "2018-02-07 10:15 AM");
            document.body.appendChild(x);
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

Before click on the button:

After click on the button:

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